Small things many times

Occasionally as part of my work in campus ministry, I have the opportunity to take a small group of students on a service learning trip. (AKA mission trip). We travel about an hour and a half south to Benton Harbor, Michigan. We work with the people of First Presbyterian Church, Benton Harbor and their mission […]

Religion, Rights and the Right Thing

This post falls under the heading of “thinking (or typing) out loud”. I’m hoping writing helps me gain some clarity. We’ll see how this goes. You have probably heard about the baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same sex couple. While I haven’t followed the news story extremely closely, it has […]

Robbers and Samaritans

You know the story of the “good Samaritan”. You do not have to be a particularly devout Christian or even a Christian at all to know the gist of the story. If you are Christian you have probably heard more¬†sermons on that parable than you can count. An unknown traveler is robbed, beaten and stripped […]